The Agency for Cooperation and Investment of Medellín and the Metropolitan Area, ACI Medellín arrived in Belo Horizonte, Sao Paulo and Florianopolis to discuss investment with Brazilian businessmen.
A meeting was held in each city, attracting approximately 100 entrepreneurs interested in investing in Medellín.
On August 22, 23 and 24, ACI Medellín held 3 meetings called: “Why Medellín?” in Belo Horizonte, Sao Paulo and Florianopolis. Brazilian entrepreneurs were told the reasons why Medellín is an attractive destination for investment.
These meetings, supported by Procolombia and its commercial office in Sao Paulo, were attended by various trade associations in Brazil and Brazilian entrepreneurs representing the manufacturing, metal-mechanic, technology, infrastructure and services sectors who were interested in expanding their businesses in Medellín.
Also, on August 23 and supported by the Consulate of Colombia in Sao Paulo, a meeting with members of the Network Sos Paisa living in this city was held. During this meeting, the characteristics of the program and how people from Antioquia living abroad can participate in the development of the city and the region were presented.
“These events of ACI Medellín denominated ‘Why Medellín?’ are a new way to approach the meaning of Medellín and the Metropolitan Area as investment destinations” said Executive Director of ACI Medellín, Sergio Escobar.